Cycle Routes featuring Peak District National Park

Monsal Trail

  • 19.2 miles
  • 462 ft
  • Gentle

Tissington Trail

  • 26.9 miles
  • 869 ft
  • Moderate

Upper Derwent Valley

  • 15.1 miles
  • 911 ft
  • Moderate

Blog posts featuring Peak District National Park

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Cycling Infrastructure Walking

Kinder Scout cycle parking win for Peak District’s Bowden Bridge

“If the Authority is at all serious about enabling a sustainable future for itself, it needs to ensure that every car park it manages also has secure cycle parking available, in good numbers, as soon as possible.” That’s the challenge I put to the Peak District National Park, and I’m beyond chuffed that they’ve already responded.

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Cycling Safety

BBC Countryfile’s criticised cycling safety report filmed on closed Long Hill road

Where better to talk to Dame Sarah Storey about cycling safety on fast rural roads than Derbyshire‘s A5004 Long Hill — briefly a cycling paradise while closed to most vehicles. So it was odd that the BBC’s Countryfile failed to mention this fact while using it for background footage in a piece that has been much-criticised online.

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Cycling Access Safety Walking

Snake Pass closure proves case for car-free days on Peak District roads

If you’d hoped to join everyone else taking a spin on the Peak District’s most epic new traffic-free greenway, it appears you’ve missed your chance. As of today, the Snake Pass has reopened to motor traffic with what Derbyshire County Council laughably calls a “safety first approach”. But has this month of tranquility proved the case for regular, or even very occasional, advertised, motor-free days on Peak District roads?